Responsible investment glossary
We recognise that not everyone uses the same language or terminology when talking about stewardship and responsible investment.
This glossary will explain some of the most common terms.
- FRC (Financial Reporting Council)
The FRC regulate auditors, accountants and actuaries, and we set the UK’s Corporate Governance and Stewardship Codes. They promote transparency and integrity in business. Their work is aimed at investors and others who rely on company reports, audit and high-quality risk management.
- IA (Investment Association)
The Investment Association is the trade body that represents UK investment managers.
- IIGCC (Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change)
The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) is the European membership body for investor collaboration on climate change and the voice of investors taking action for a prosperous, low.
- PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment)
Principles for Responsible Investment is a United Nations-supported international network of investors working together to implement its six aspirational principles, often referenced as "the Principles".